Long Day’s Journey Into Night

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American playwright Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night comes to the West End in 2012

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

This new production for London is due to run from 2nd April 2012 to 18th August 2012 at the Apollo Theatre

David Suchet, award winning actor from All My Sons last year leads as father James Tyrone.

Eugene O'Neill's 1941 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama tells the story of the Tyrones, a family on the edge, with a druggie mother, penny-pinching father and alcoholic son. Long Day’s Journey into Night is considered one of America's greatest plays and in the National Theatre’s survey of the 100 most significant plays of the 20th century, it was voted into fifth place.

The last major West End production, in 2000, also ran on Shaftesbury Avenue, at the Lyric Theatre, with Jessica Lange as mother Mary Tyrone and Charles Dance as father James, the part Suchet will play. No further casting has yet been announced for the new production, which will be directed by Anthony Page.

David Suchet will star as James Tyrone in a West End revival of Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Anthony Page will direct the production, which will play the Apollo Theatre, April 2nd - August 18th, 2012.